Periodontitis: What To Know

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Your body, especially your mouth, is home to millions of bacteria. In most cases, as long as you practice good dental hygiene by brushing and flossing daily, you’ll keep the bacteria in check. However, under other circumstances, the bacteria can become a problem if it’s allowed to grow unchecked. When this happens you may experience periodontitis, a form of gum disease that can range in severity from minor gum inflammation to serious damage to the soft tissue that supports your teeth.…

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3 Reasons Adults Should Invest In Braces

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Crooked teeth can serve as a source of ridicule for young people. While adults may not be made fun of for teeth that aren’t straight, investing in braces to straighten crooked teeth as an adult can still be extremely beneficial. Here are three reasons why you should consider wearing braces as an adult if your smile isn’t straight. 1. Straight teeth could improve your career outlook. First impressions count for quite a bit in the professional world, and survey results show that people associate a straight smile with valuable attributes like wealth, intelligence, and overall health.…

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Molar Grooves And The Application Of Sealants

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If your child has recently seen their dentist, then you may learn a little about your son or daughter’s teeth. If the dentist has informed you that the biting surfaces have deep grooves, then the professional may suggest the application of sealants. Keep reading to learn why the deep grooves are an issue and how the sealants can help.  Why Are Deep Grooves A Problem? All of the teeth have uneven surfaces across the biting edges.…

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